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Hybrid and Electric Buses and Taxis 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Players





NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Hybrid and Electric Buses and Taxis 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Players

This is the world's first report forecasting the global market for electric buses and taxis both hybrid and pure electric. It separately forecasts the market in the most important country, China, and it takes a detailed look at technologies present and future with a blunt assessment of reasons for failure and threats for the future, not just the positive aspects. The market for electric buses and taxis will multiply over 8 times in the next decade, approaching $60 billion not long after that. The buses will be designed exclusively for purpose, though some will have power trains used for trucks as well. The taxis will largely consist of regular cars and people movers with modest adaptation. We explain why, for both, this is the decade of the hybrid but with pure electric versions coming up fast. China will become by far the largest market for both electric buses and electric taxis within the decade. This report looks at the statistics and trends for conventional buses and taxis, the government incentives, paybacks and new technologies with detailed tables and figures to summarise the situation, so the reader can understand the situation with ease. There are no rambling anecdotes or cut and paste of catalog items here - this is all summary, comparison and prediction with numbers, unit values, specifications and a profusion of images.

This uniquely up to date reference book is extremely thorough. Just one of the tables lists 78 hybrid bus manufacturers with country and product image, another lists 53 pure electric bus manufacturers with country and product image and another compares 68 lithium-ion traction battery manufacturers with cathode and anode chemistry and other technical detail and who is using these batteries - naming bus, car and other companies using them, explaining who is winning and why. There is a table comparing eight electric taxi projects with country, image and commentary, including technical detail, and another comparing many fuel cell bus trials. Many of the figures are graphs, bar charts, pie charts, and other analysis to allow you to assess the situation quickly and conveniently.

The market forecasts cover units, unit prices and total market value 2032-2023 backed up by forecasts for the market for all types of bus taken together, each for global and separately China. Taxi number, unit value and market value is similarly forecasted and the whole is put in the context of statistics for past sales and production output by manufacturer and forecasts for the electric vehicle market as a whole. The leading suppliers are identified. Transmission manufacturers are compared using sectioned technical diagrams.
1.1. Definitions
1.2. Manufacturing buses and taxis
1.3. Hybrids are key for now
1.4. Advantages of electric buses
1.5. Basis for forecasting global bus sales by region
1.6. Demand and production in China
1.7. Adoption of electric buses vs electric cars
1.8. Taxis
1.9. Electric bus design is ahead of cars
1.10. Radically different bus powertrains
1.11. ABB intermittent overhead charging
1.12. Bus statistics
1.12.1. e-Bus and bus backup information
1.12.2. Preference for hybrid
1.12.3. Total bus sales
1.12.4. Production and Sales of China Light Bus Market in November 2013
1.12.5. Production and Sales of China Medium Bus Market in November 2013
1.12.6. Production and Sales of China Large Bus Market in November 2013
2.1. Electric vehicles in general
2.2. Advantages of electric buses
2.3. Highlights 2011-2021
2.4. Definitions and trends
2.5. Modest success of electric microbuses
2.6. Convergence of hybrid and pure electric buses.
2.7. Convergence of trolley buses and free running electric buses
2.8. CNG Preferred for Los Angeles Buses
3.1. History of electric buses
3.2. Main components of hybrid bus power trains
3.3. Superbus
3.4. Fuel cells rescued by batteries
3.5. OLEV technology for Korean buses in 2013
3.6. New pure electric school bus in USA
4.1. Alexander Dennis UK
4.2. Anhui Ankai Automobile Company China
4.3. BredaMenarinibus Vivacity Italy
4.4. BYD China
4.5. Daimler Germany
4.6. Hino Motors and parent company, Toyota Japan
4.7. IVECO Italy
4.8. ISE Corp, USA
4.9. MAN hybrid bus Germany: supercapacitor not battery
4.10. Navistar USA
4.11. New Flyer Industries Canada
4.12. Nova Bus Canada
4.13. Optare UK
4.14. Proterra
4.15. Ryobi Bus Japan
4.16. TATA India
4.17. Volvo Sweden
4.18. Wrightbus UK
4.19. Yutong Group
4.20. Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd, China
5.1. Adura Systems USA
5.2. Allison Transmission USA
5.3. Azure Dynamics USA
5.4. BAE Systems UK, USA
5.5. BLK China
5.6. Eaton USA
5.7. ISE Corporation
5.8. SIM Drive Corporation Japan
5.9. SR Drives UK, Green Propulsion Belgium
5.10. ThunderVolt USA
6.1. Electric taxi projects in US, UK, Europe, China, Japan and Mexico
6.1.1. China
6.1.2. Mexico
6.1.3. USA
6.2. Mitsubishi taxi rollout in Japan
6.2.1. Mitsubishi MiEV taxi
6.3. Beijing China
6.4. Changsha China
6.5. Changping District in Beijing China
6.6. Dalian China
6.7. Langfeng, Hebei China
6.8. Huge order in the Philippines in 2013
6.9. Range-extended electric London cabs to be trialled in 2014
7.1. Traction batteries
7.2. Who is winning in traction batteries and why
7.2.1. The needs have radically changed
7.2.2. It started with cobalt
7.2.3. Great variety of recipes
7.2.4. Other factors
7.2.5. Check with reality
7.2.6. Lithium winners today and soon
7.2.7. Reasons for winning
7.2.8. Lithium polymer electrolyte now important
7.2.9. Winning chemistry
7.2.10. Titanate establishes a place
7.2.11. Laminar structure
7.2.12. Niche winners
7.2.13. Fluid situation
8.1. Trials of fuel cell powered vehicles
8.2. Fuel cell 2000 summary of fuel cell bus trials to 2010
8.3. Range extenders
8.4. US DOE Grant Sept 2013
9.1. Past trends
9.1.1. Commercial vehicles
9.2. Buses - historical trends
9.3. School buses - North America
9.4. Past trend in bus production by country
9.5. US population of buses by type
9.6. Transport modes in India
9.7. Motor vehicle production by leading producers
9.8. Global electric bus deliveries to start of 2011
9.9. Forecasts to 2023
9.9.1. Global demand for electric buses and taxis
9.9.2. Manufacturing buses and taxis
9.10. Technology future
9.10.1. Hybrids are key for now
9.11. Future leading manufacturers
9.11.1. Today's leading electric bus manufacturer
9.11.2. Future leading user nation
9.11.3. Buses and taxis a good launch pad for new technologies
9.11.4. Global conventional and electric bus demand 2010-2021
9.11.5. Advantages of electric buses
9.12. Decade of the hybrid
9.13. Liberty Electric Cars
9.14. Basis for forecasting global bus sales by region
9.15. Conventional and electric bus demand and production in China
9.16. Adoption of electric buses vs electric cars
9.17. Global electric vehicle manufacturers by application
9.18. Chinese manufacturers of electric vehicles by application
9.18.1. Taxis
9.19. Adoption of green taxis
9.20. Electric vehicles in East Asia
9.21. Total change

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